Asam Sahitya Sabha and the University of Science & Technology Meghalaya today addressed the media calling students from the region to apply for 20 Full Scholarships to study Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses at USTM.
The Scholarships are being instituted in the memory of 20 former Hon’ble Presidents of Asam Sahitya Sabha while 2 Research Fellowships leading to Ph.D. are also being offered by USTM to carry out research on the lives of two literary stalwarts of Assam—Dr Maheswar Neog and Syed Abdul Malik—both being former presidents of Sabha. The decision for the awards was taken after signing of MoU between USTM and Asam Sahitya Sabha in September last year.
Students can apply for 15 Scholarships for PG Courses in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Zoology, English, Microbiology, Mathematics, Environment Science, Economics, Sociology, Education, Geography, Political Science, Library Science, Rural Development, M.Com, MSW, MCA, MCA(Lateral),MPT, Agri-Extension Management.
The 15 Scholarships for PG courses are on: Padmanath Gohain Baruah, Chandradhar Barua, Kaliram Medhi, Hemchandra Goswami, Amrit Bhushan Dev Adhikari, Kanaklal Barua, Lakshminath Bezbaroa, Rajanikanta Bordoloi, Benudhar Rajkhowa, Tarun Ram Phukan, Kamalakanta Bhattacharya, Mofizuddin Ahmed Hazarika, Nagendra Narayan Choudhury, Jnanadabhiram Barua, Ananda Chandra Agarwala.
Padum Rajkhowa, Chief Secretary, Asam Sahitya Sabha said that the Scholarships will be awarded on merit basis to students, while preference will be given to those whose financial condition is weak.
How to Apply
Interested Candidates may apply in the prescribed format available here and can be submitted to Asam Sahitya Sabha’s Guwahati office as well as its branch offices spread across Assam.
The list of selected students will be declared within one week from the last date of form submission. Dates for Research Fellowship will be notified in the 1st week of August in USTM website. The merit list will be prepared by a Selection Committee, constituted by members of Asam Sahitya Sabha and USTM.